information technology security and cybersecurity auditing experience:
Since starting penetration testing in 1989 for community banks, Mr. Williams annually conducts thousands of penetration-vulnerability tests all over the nation. The VISTA penetration study is nationally recognized as a leader in providing Internet security testing to financial institutions.
R. Kinney Williams is a member of the Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors, Society of Financial Examiners, and The Institute of Internal Auditors. He is accredited as a Certified Financial Examiner and a Certified Information Security Manager as well as a Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control.
Mr. Williams is on the program committee and a speaker for ISACA's annual Information Security & Risk Management Conference held every September in Las Vegas. Also, has been an FFIEC conference speaker on Internet banking and security issues for FDIC, OCC, FRB, and NCUA examiners.
Mr. Williams has programmed personal computers since 1982 and has been using the Internet since 1991. He first got involved in the "Year 2000" issues in 1987 while programming a loan review computer program. He has written several programs to assist bankers with lending operations. The most popular was the Loan Reviewer, which he sold to a national consulting firm in 1989.
In 1982, Mr. Williams started programming personal computers in Basic. In the early 1990,
programmed numerous applications to manage my responsibilities as Regional Director for
the State of Texas, which were written using Clarion. In addition, he
has been programming web
pages since 1995 and maintains his own web sites.
- Certified in the Governance
of Enterprise IT (accredited by ISACA)
Independent Community Bankers of America's Community Bank Technology
Kinney enjoys spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, fishing, hunting, gardening, carpentry, horseback riding, modern Lionel trains, Cowboy Action Shooting, and is a life member of SASS. Overall banking, consulting, auditing, and examination experience.
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Member